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Maureen Carlson - She has been working with polymer clay since 1979, when fellow artist Anne Fisher from the Minnesota Renaissance Festival suggested that she use it for creating her Wee Folk. Since then she has written numerous how-to magazine articles, 5 polymer clay books for Hot Off The Press, including the popular FIMO FOLK. In 2004 she wrote Art Faces in Clay, her first book for Design Originals. Her fifth polymer clay book for North Light Books is Fairies, Gnomes and Trolls, released in November 2006.

She was a frequent guest on the Carol Duvall show on HGTV. She and her husband, Dan, have produced 7 teaching videos, with their first video, MUG DWELLERS AND WEE FOLK, being the initial product for their mail order business, Wee Folk Creations. Dan and Maureen opened the Wee Folk Creations Creative Center in 1999, changing its name in 2002 to Maureen Carlson's Center for Creative Arts.

In 2014 Maureen expanded her work to include an emphasis on Spirituality, Creativity and Wonder.



Julie Eakes -  June 15 - 19, 2015


Lindly Haunani - August 9 - 14, 2015

Lindly Haunani is best known for her sensitive use of color and gentle and empowering
teaching style. She has over twenty-five years of experience as a polymer clay
workshop leader and has taught hundreds of workshops ranging from three- hour
seminars to weeklong residential intensives.
In addition to many private collections her work is part of the permanent collections of
RAM, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Newark Museum of Art, the Philadelphia
Museum of Art and the Meinge International Museum in San Diego. She has a BFA, in
Printmaking from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.
She is one of the founding members of the National Polymer Clay Guild (now the
International Polymer Clay Association), co-author of Artists at Work and Polymer Clay
Color Inspirations: Techniques and Projects for Creating Successful Palettes. Her work
has been featured in eighteen books.
Lindly lives in Maryland and often fantasizes about being a food stylist, stand-up comic
or fabric designer as she works with polymer.



Diane Keeler

Diane Keeler -  June 11 - 14, 2015

Diane has been sculpting dolls since the mid 80's. Her almost-real-enough-to-breathe ART DOLLS are in collections world-wide. Her dolls have been featured in Contemporary Doll Collector magazine, Dolls the Collector and Doll Reader as well as in numerous other publications. Diane is a member of NIADA and ODACA and travels nationally and internationally to teach. Diane lives and creates in Luck, Wisconsin. Check out her dolls at and at


Barb Kobe Teacher and Author about Healing Art Dolls 

Barbara Kobe - May 15 - 17, 2015, April 17 -19, 2015, October 16 - 18, 2015

Barbara, from Crystal, Minnesota, has been making art dolls, therapeutic dolls and puppets for over twenty years. She has a BA in psychology, is a student of art therapy and has over twenty years experience as a graphic artist. She is a creativity and expressive arts coach. She is an expert at using a variety of materials to create shape, color, textures and moods for her dolls, which evoke feelings of mystery and awe. People say her dolls are very expressive and full of emotion. She says that is her intention as well as the creation of an image that has the potential to nurture personal growth and healing. She recently began exploring Mixed Media Art and Visual Journaling and loves the way she can create a healing image in even more deep and playful ways.

Access her web sites at:


   Carol Simmons (with Maureen Carlson) - September 12 - 19, 2015


Cynthia Tinapple -  July 24 - 27, 2015


Maureen Carlson's Center for Creative Arts
102 Water Street

Jordan, MN 55352

or C/O Wee Folk Creations, 102 Water Street, Jordan, MN 55352

Creative Center: 651-460-0725
Wee Folk Home Office: 952-447-3828